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  • Seven arrested in Spain over suspected militant links

    Date: 2016-02-07 12:54:42 GMT - Spain - World - SN:50 - ID:4266689

    MADRID, Feb 7 (MENA) - Spanish police said they arrested seven people on Sunday with suspected links to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State jihadist groups, Al Arabiya reported. The arrests were carried out in the eastern cities of Valencia and ....

  • Australia pledges aid to help Tonga, Pacific grappling with Zika

    Date: 2016-02-07 11:41:45 GMT - Australia - World - SN:41 - ID:4265865

    CANBERRA, Feb 7 (MENA) - Australia pledged up to A$500,000 ($354,000) in aid for its Pacific island neighbours on Sunday to help combat the spread of the Zika virus after an outbreak in Tonga last week raised concern in the region, NDTV ....

  • Kerry vows to work with UNSC to hold N.Korea accountable for missile launch

    Date: 2016-02-07 11:24:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:4264945

    WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (MENA) - US State Secretary John Kerry slammed North Korea’s Sunday missile launch, pledging to continue working with the UN Security Council to hold Pyongyang to account. Earlier, North Korea launched a long-range rocket from ....

  • Russian MoD strikes back at NATO's accusations of fueling tensions in Syria

    Date: 2016-02-07 11:10:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:4265529

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry has blamed NATO countries for plunging Syria and the Entire Middle East into chaos. Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov dismissed as ‘stupid’ a recent statement by NATO Secretary General ....

  • Pyongyang once again neglects international law norms - Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2016-02-07 10:58:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:4265641

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - Pyongyang did not listen to calls from the international community, and once again demonstrated the provocative negligence of the international law norms, Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement published following ....

  • Russia condemns North Korea’s rocket launch

    Date: 2016-02-07 10:55:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:4264933

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - Moscow on Sunday reacted strongly to North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket, condemning the move as “a serious blow to regional security,” according to media reports. North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday ....

  • Britain condemns North Korean long-range rocket test

    Date: 2016-02-07 09:52:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:4264929

    LONDON, Feb 7 (MENA) - Britain’s foreign office has condemned North Korea’s test of a long-range rocket. Despite international warnings and UN resolutions, Pyongyang carried out the launch on Sunday, displaying its ballistic missile ....

  • China voices regret at North Korea rocket launch - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2016-02-07 09:52:03 GMT - China - World - SN:24 - ID:4264949

    BEIJING, Feb 7 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry on Sunday expressed regret at a rocket launch by North Korea amid international condemnation, adding that it called on all sides to act cautiously and refrain from taking steps that might further ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. to begin talks on deploying THAAD in S. Korea

    Date: 2016-02-07 08:59:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:20 - ID:4264489

    SEOUL, Feb 7 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States have agreed to begin negotiations for the "earliest possible" deployment of an advanced American air defense system on South Korean soil to counter North Korea's emerging missile threats, ....

  • Pentagon says N.Korea rocket poses no danger to US, allies

    Date: 2016-02-07 08:41:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:4264401

    SEOUL, Feb 7 (MENA) – The United States is tracking a North Korean long-range rocket, but it does not pose a threat to the US or its allies, Yonhap quoted a US Defense Department official as saying on Saturday. "We are tracking it. It does not ....

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